Dan Sandink

Director of Research at Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR)

Dan Sandink joined ICLR's Toronto office in 2006 following graduate work at the University of Western Ontario. Dan's work is largely in the area of the human dimensions of hazards, particularly the social aspects of urban flooding. At the ICLR, Dan is responsible for the development of a community level disaster resilience program, which aims to increase the capacity of municipalities in Canada to mitigate natural hazard risk. Dan has authored and co-authored several reports and articles on urban flood risk, public hazard risk perceptions, disaster risk management, and climate change adaptation. Dan has also presented his research at professional and academic conferences and has presented lectures on urban flood perceptions at the University of Western Ontario and the University of Waterloo.